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Dawn to Dusk at the Eden Center

With over 120 shops, services, and restaurants, the Eden Center is one of the most unique, historic, hidden gems in the National Capital Region. It even has its own Virginia Historical Marker! Modeled after market districts in Vietnam, it has become the single largest source of Vietnamese goods and…

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Take a Daytrip Stroll Through Small-Town Clifton, VA

Small town. Historic. Quaint. Mayberry. Northern Virginia’s Brigadoon - a mythical, magical place unaffected by time. Many have tried to describe the unexpected allure of Clifton, Virginia, but the only way to fully absorb it is to visit yourself. Clifton is unique in Fairfax County in that it is a…

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Delight in a Tour of Small Town Herndon, Virginia

Since its inception in 1857, Herndon has been known as a small-town escape in the Washington, DC region. The same holds true to this day with charming antique shops, stunning nature trails, and even high tea. With affordable hotels, great restaurants, and proximity to Dulles International Airport…

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Explore Fairfax South: The Newly Designated Potomac Banks

The southern part of Fairfax County, newly designated as Potomac Banks: Explore Fairfax South due to its location along the banks of the Potomac and Occoquan Rivers, is especially blessed with historic homes, one-of-a-kind museums, expansive parks, and other attractions. You could spend days in this…

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Historic Homes of Fairfax: A 3-Day Itinerary

Virginia is known for its history, from the colonization of Jamestown to its key position during the American Revolution and the Civil War. The Commonwealth is even considered the “Mother of Presidents,” as four of the first five – and eight in total – U.S. presidents called Virginia home. In…

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Black History in #FXVA: The Story of Gum Springs

Prior to the Civil War, many of Virginia's communities were a place where Black Americans sought only to survive. However, along the banks of the Potomac River lies a special community that wasn't just for "surviving," but for African Americans to be free, seek refuge, and ultimately build a…

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How to Spend A Day in Tysons, America's Next Great City

Nestled between Washington, DC and the rolling hills of Great Falls, Tysons is ready for its close-up. Long known as a regional shopping destination and corporate home to heavy hitters like Booz Allen Hamilton, Hilton Worldwide, and Capital One, Tysons continues to grow at breakneck speed and is…

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Things to Do During a Day in Falls Church & Merrifield

The neighboring towns of Falls Church and Merrifield are about as divergent as they can be, with incredibly distinctive and interesting stories to tell. Each area has its own appeal and unique attributes that make both worthy destinations to explore. While it may not be obvious to know where Falls…

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Finding Art, Nature & History in Burke & Lorton

The Ox Road (Route 123) corridor running from Fairfax Station to Pohick Bay can sometimes be overlooked as a commuter community or military neighborhood due to its proximity to Fort Belvoir and access to Interstate 95. And when you travel south through Fairfax County, you do start to see more trees…

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Your Guide to Fun in Springfield, VA

Trampolines. Zip lines. Movies. Parks. Shopping. Dave & Buster’s. Springfield, VA is a happy fun place in the heart of Fairfax County. It’s where you can find heart-pumping activities AND find solace in the great outdoors. It’s where weddings, reunions and conferences are held. It’s where the…

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